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Episode #59 - March 16, 2010

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Happening, MacRuby and XCode, Spree, and On Cloud are covered on this episode of Ruby5. Also, we talk a bit about Good Touch, custom Shoulda macros, and remind you of the end of the call for proposals for RailsConf 2010.

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  • Red Dirt Ruby
  • Spree
  • MacRuby and XCode
  • Happening
  • Shoulda Macros
  • Good Touch
  • On Cloud
  • RailsConf CFP
  • Ruby5

Good Touch Jump to Story

If you haven't already figured it out, using the ActiveRecord .touch command not only updates your models' updated_at timestamp, but it also executes any and all after_save callbacks which have been defined. This, in many cases, may not be what you intended by calling a simple foo.touch. So, Ryan Sonnek released Good Touch, which will still update the timestamp, but will not execute your callbacks.

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